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    Sale 2761

    Asian Art

    20 - 21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 707

    Eleven erotic netsuke

    19TH/20TH CENTURY

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    Eleven erotic netsuke
    19th/20th century
    The first ivory, in the form of a Chinese seal with two dogs on top, open to reveal an erotic subject, with seal Gyoku [?]; the second lacquer, a model of a toy dog, open to reveal an amorous couple in ivory, signed Somin; the third ivory, in the form of two beans, the bigger bean open to reveal an erotic subject; the fourth ivory in the form of a hut, open to reveal an amorous couple, signed Kozan; the fifth ivory, in the form of a Hannya mask, open to reveal an amorous couple in relief; the sixth ivory in the form of an okame-mask and the mask of a pouting man, open to reveal an erotic subject; the seventh ivory, a model of a laughing no-mask, signed Teruyuki; the eighth to eleventh netsuke ivory, depicting amorous couples
    3.5 cm. to 5 cm. long (11)


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